No two students are the same, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! When you turn to Sylvan Learning in Merrillville, you can expect our talented tutors to deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to go further in school and beyond.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish their goals every step of the way. With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Merrillville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families turn to Sylvan because we get great results. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who needs extra help with algebra, Sylvan has the right program for your family’s needs and budget. We combine interactive software, hands-on activities and challenging games to ensure learning math is a fun and motivating (but never frustrating) experience.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Yesss!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our range of programs includes science, math, robotics, coding and engineering.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things STEM!

College Prep

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Sylvan Achieves Impressive Results

When you decide to enlist a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to know that what your child learns will have a positive effect in the classroom. When it comes to personal tutoring in Merrillville, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and nearly 40 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

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